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  • Donald Trump dismisses GOP calls to quit race: 'Never'

    NEW YORK – A defiant Donald Trump insisted Saturday he would "never" abandon his White House bid, facing an intensifying backlash from Republican lead ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Donald Trump's crude remarks put running mate Mike Pence in awkward spot

    INDIANAPOLIS – Mike Pence has long described himself as a "Christian, a conservative and a Republican in that order."
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 1:44 pm
  • Transcript of Donald Trump statement on comments from 2005

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's statement regarding his comments in a 2005 recording released Friday, as transcribed from the video by ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 7:49 am
  • Private Hillary Clinton speeches leaked in hacking blamed on Russia

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton told bankers behind closed doors that she favored "open trade and open borders" and said Wall Street executives were best ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 7:49 am
  • Trump battered by cascade of missteps, new lewd comments

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump reeled Friday under a barrage of campaign missteps and scandalous revelations of lewd comments he made about women several yea ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • U.S. accuses Russia of political hacking, war crimes in Syria

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. bluntly accused Russia on Friday of hacking American political sites and email accounts in an effort to interfere with the upcom ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Hurricane threatens some of South's most storied cities

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Hurricane Matthew spared Florida’s most heavily populated stretch from a catastrophic blow Friday but threatened some of the Sou ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Debate minefield: Town hall will test candidates’ stagecraft

    WASHINGTON – President George H.W. Bush conspicuously checked his watch. Al Gore got too close for comfort. Mitt Romney strode across stage to confron ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Deadly Hurricane Matthew closes in on Florida

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Hurricane Matthew pelted Florida with heavy rains as the deadly storm steamed ever closer to the coast with potentially catastr ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • 'Not going to take any chances': Hurricane Matthew menaces Florida

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Leaving more than 100 dead in its wake across the Caribbean, Hurricane Matthew steamed toward heavily populated Florida with te ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 3:31 pm
  • Study says apes think like humans in an important way

    WASHINGTON – A new study finds that great apes show some key abilities to see the world from someone else's point of view — a trait that once was cons ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 1:55 pm
  • U.S. claims for jobless aid drop to lowest since mid-April

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits last week felt to the lowest level since mid-April, another sign that workers are e ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Hurricane Matthew hits the Bahamas as Haiti tries to dig out

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Rescue workers in Haiti struggled to reach isolated towns on Haiti’s southern peninsula and learn the full extent of the death ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Clown hoaxes force police to check pranks for real threats

    STORRS, Conn. – Carrying golf clubs, shovels and hockey sticks, several hundred University of Connecticut students gathered just before midnight in a ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Claims in the Vice Presidential debate

    WASHINGTON – Not all the claims in the vice presidential debate stand up to scrutiny. A look at some of them and how they compare with the facts:
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:47 pm
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